tv 11 News at Noon NBC October 26, 2012 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT
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i will let this spaghetti chart drawn out for you. there are a variety of solutions as to where the storm may wind up. the consensus seems to be somewhere along the coast or in new york city or something. we will use these various models to try to get an idea of where it is going to go. the present thought is that there are predominant models out there. there is the cgs model and then the high resolution model. the european model has been the most consistent and that puts it in ocean city monday afternoon. the other model put it in new york city tuesday afternoon. a big difference between those two models. and then another model puts it monday evening near providence, rhode island. those dots that are happening there are pretty small. no matter where the storm lands,
is going to be a huge storm. any of those three locations as well as others will be affected. the closer it gets to us, the more intense the storm. we will have more coming in just a few minutes. >> we appreciate it. hurricane sandy has already left destruction in its path in cuba, killing at least 11 people. residents along the east coast are urged to get ready. >> serves up on portlock -- fort lauderdale beach where hurricanes tandy is being -- is making an impact offshore. it is expected to have the coastline as it heads north over the weekend. >> i want to -- i'm going to try to tie my trash cans together. other than that, we can do is secure windows and storm doors and things like that. >> sandbags are being filled in new jersey.
the public works director is -- says the goal is to keep water from reaching homes and businesses. >> will be piling up as much sand as possible along the beachfront. i think water damage is worse than any other type of damage. it is hard to stop once it starts coming up. >> he is warning residents to stock up and be prepared for the worst. >> electricity goes out, you should have food on hand and plenty of water to drink. and by plenty i mean, at least for a few days. he should have a battery and a transistor radio. >> hurricanes dandy -- hurricane sandy has been nicknamed frankenstorm because it could hit right before halloween and make for powerful storms moving to the west. >> there you go. it is a live look at the boardwalk in ocean city. all is very quiet right now. there is some sunshine on the water, but this could be the hub
of the storm activity this weekend. we will be tracking hurricanes handy with live reports throughout the weekend. -- hurricane standing with live reports throughout the weekend. after a massive power outages, fallen trees, and flooding during the storm in june, residents around the state are preparing for the worst. david collins is in armory with reports on how folks are getting ready. >> good afternoon, jennifer. storm planning meetings are going on everywhere, including the national guard armory in parks bill. -- park fail. that includes meeting with the emergency management officials. the city is concerned about the potential of the storm. one thing is sandbagging. many of the ideas are worth repeating.
>> if the power goes out, a battery-powered radio may be the only way to receive information. we want to make sure everyone has flashlights, battery-powered lanterns with extra batteries. we keep talking about extra batteries. this is important, particularly since some people have their emergency prepared this kids from a year ago or two years ago. you might have the kit, but the batteries do not work. do not use candles. please, do not use candles. they pose a serious fire risk. we also asked people to make sure they have enough water for three days. >> in just a few minutes will hear from the maryland national guard. and later this afternoon, the baltimore county executive will outline his storm preparedness plan. david collins, wbal tv 11 news. >> you can track hurricane sandy's movement on our interactive radar. you can also follows for updates
on live wire. it is also at wbaltv.com and also our mobile app. a man pleads guilty to child pornography charges for secretly recording young man in public bathrooms. he was charged with taking pictures of children in two resto bathrooms in hartford -- rest stop bathrooms in hertford county and in maryland county. he was seen taking a picture of a young boy using them urinal in may. -- using a urinal in may. if the court accepts the plea deal he agree to today, he will spend 14 -- 10 to 14 years in prison and possibly a lifetime of court mandated supervision. a driver is in critical condition today after being shot in east baltimore in a robbery. the 32-year-old driver was transporting a fair after a 30 p.m. last night when a suspect pulled out a gun, demanded money
from the driver, and then shot him in the chest while he was still driving. the car eventually came to a stop. no details on the suspect. city police have named a suspect in an officer-involved shooting in northwest baltimore. the 28-year-old raymond little is accused of firing on police just before 9:00 p.m. friday night on the 300 block of spalding ave. investigators say officer steven white returned fire, striking little. little is currently in hospital and will be charged on release. a former nypd police plot to kidnap dozens of flynt -- kidnapped and eat dozens of women? currently inand
computer describing the victims. he had named at least 100 potential victims and had begun surveillance on some of them. he graduated from the university of maryland, college park, in 2006. a man is in critical condition in new york after -- a woman is in critical condition in new york after setting two children to death and then stabbing herself. the mother came home to find the children on the floor of the bathroom. the nannie had self-inflicted knife wounds. she is in police custody at a hospital, suffering from critical injuries. still to come, trex, treats, goals and goblins, halloween is on the way. we know your kids are ready. are you? tips to speed up the process, coming up. >> hurricane sandy is still just a week hurricane at this stage. it is still heading north.
and doctors say, a visit to their office. >> they get hides. >> every year, children with allergic reactions are rushed to the emergency room or doctor's office. and potentially deadly reactions are the very items that put the fun in halloween, like the costumes. >> they may have at the man, read this of this again. >> if your child has food allergies, inspect every street and its ingredients. be aware of the fog machine at the haunted house. it could cause sneezing, itchy eyes, and he knows. and the excitement of seeing the ghouls and goblins could bring on an asthma attack. >> bree deeply. this will open the lungs. all of this can bring the perfect storm of halloween triggers, causing a severe allergic reaction. >> prepare and prevent. creigh medicaid. news the in here before going
trigger trading. using an tase deneen as directed. have children eat dinner first, so they will not eat their candy before it is inspected. most important, have the right supplies and know how to use them. annular, and fortune -- and inhaler, and for children with food allergies, and at the pen. it could save a life after a severe allergic reaction. >> in the meantime, another health warning for parents, this one about the dangers of over- the-counter eyedrops and nasal decongestants praise. this act -- decongestant sprays. it came after children accidentally ingested these products. there barry's name brands as well as generic and store brands. they are not -- these are various name brands as well as generic and store brands. they're not required to have childproofing. a new study is suggesting that
aspirin can extend the life of some colon cancer patients. researchers found that those with tumors have a mutation in a key gene that lived significantly longer while on an aspirin regimen. patients who did not have that gene mutation did not see the same benefits. >> now the 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> locally, nothing going on rain-wise. areas to the south are taking a shower activity associated with sandy, which is in the northern bahamas right now. we have some clouds and rain as a seated with the front out west, which will play on our weather eventually, intensifying sandy a bit. and then there will be some snow in the plains states. let's take a look at the temperatures. the sunshine is trying to break through the clouds a little bit. the lower eastern shore, 70's
there. it was bordering on 70 close to the bay. the predominant image as are still in the 60's. the cloud deck is that -- is stubborn. you can see some thin spots in the clouds. a pretty good? elsewhere out to garrett county. -- a pretty good cloud deck elsewhere out to garrett county. to the west amapola -- down to the south these clouds are associated with the leading edge of sandy coming in. we have pulled the picture back a little bit. east wins are bringing moisture off the of that tape. that is what is producing the clouds. -- off of the atlantic. that is what it's producing the clouds. the impulses from sandy are beginning to push icloud into our latitude right now.
these things come together to produce some dicey whether by monday. it is still in the 20's by monday. they will not get much warmer than that in chicago and surrounding area during the day today. the cold air is the energy that will add to the energy that is already in the hurricane. at the moment, sandy had 80 mile per hour winds and is in the northern bahamas. the hurricane center has 8 losing its hurricane structure before it makes landfall here. -- has its losing its hurricane structure before it makes landfall here. that will be tuesday at about 80 and -- at about 8:00 in the morning. that does not mean it will not be a strong storm, but it will lose its tropical composition.
it is still an extremely pot -- powerful and dangerous storm, at least the potential for it. 61 is the high today. generally cloudy with no sunshine. the morning fog as pretty does -- pretty much dissipated. east wins at 5 to 10 miles per hour. -- the east wind is at 5 to 10 miles per hour. here is one of the computer models. saturday, we pick up some clouds and rain to the south of us beginning to move north. you can see sandy meeting the cold one to the west. here is the eye -- the eye of the storm right here. by monday, we begin to see snow in the mountains. sandy is just off shore based on this model, headed off the belmar peninsula and we are getting brain based on that
model. it looks like monday is the target date. around 70 or near that today. monday -- or sunday rather, we start picking up more showers. 61 is the high. i monday night, the rain is more intense. only in the 50's. 40's tuesday. this storm is trying to pull away from us. >> in today's consumer alert, pumpkins and goblins decorate yards, and all that means that halloween is just days away. some people are taking a dramatic approach to celebrate pippert -- the season. >> they don't look to be mean or hateful or anything like that. they just want to have fun and enjoy it for the one night a year. >> loren and her boys are going
with the flow of what is on t d and the movies, and this year, that is zombies. zombies are the big seller, and young ones at that. based on a survey of three to five year olds. isi don't think that appropriate at all. >> her daughter, amalie, is going to be an -- be a vampire. that was one of last year's top sellers. that does not mean that the more ghoulish stock is off her list forever. >> it just gets old. >> you want scarier. >> yes. >> what about zombies? >> i might be a zombie princess next year. you just gave me an idea. >> 3 and 4-year-old zombie's? too much, too soon?
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>> tonight at 5:00 p.m., 2 and in for live coverage of hurricane sandy as state and federal officials prepare for what could be an epic storm. we will have the late breaking developments. also, new information into the investigation of a cab driver being shot by someone he thought was a client. those stories and more for you on 11 news at 5:00 p.m. and now your maryland lottery pick three and pick four numbers. >> the maryland lottery celebrates purple friday all season long with drawings and cash fantasy scratch jobs. >> we are still celebrating purple friday. your pick three numbers are, for starters 4. in the middle, 7. the final number is another 7. making your pick three numbers
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